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https://youtu.be/r5Va25U0Zdo Time stamps Why fats are important 0:22 Triglycerides – Saturated vs unsaturated  2:06 Trans fat 7:40 Essential fatty acids – omega 3, 6, and 9 8:38 Triglycerides in our diet 11:07 Fatty acid composition of oils 12:27 Unhealthy fat – trans fat and refined oils 16:17 Cholesterol 19:07 Phospholipids 21:34 Download Worksheet Worksheet Answers Dietary cholesterol vs blood cholesterol Trans fats Body fat distribution is controlled by hormones Images from my Textbook: Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology for the health Sciences  Images from Pixabay Royalty free stock images 

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What kind of diet works best? Low fat diet? Low carb diet? Do total calories matter? The most popular theory right now is that carbs increase weight gain because carbs stimulate insulin, which is a hormone that causes our liver to convert carbs into fat, so reducing carbs will help you lose weight. But, there are populations of people that eat high carb diets and are still lean and not over weight, example, Japanese populations eat a lot of rice, which is a refined carbohydrate, it is high on the glycemic index, yet these populations are not over weight. Likewise, there are populations that eat high fat diets that are lean as well. People lose weight on low carb AND low fat diets.  Why? Because they are eating overall fewer calories AND they are cutting out the worst foods that are high in calories, low in nutrients, and highly rewarding….which are foods…

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